Following the Cuban Missile Crisis, the USA and the USSR attempted to reduce their hostilities. This was due to economic circumstances, increasing nuclear threat and the rise of Chinese power.
Which theory relied on the fact that both superpowers had enough nuclear weaponry to destroy each other, so neither side would launch them?
Mutually Assured Destruction
Mutually Arranged Destruction
What was the Tsar Bomba?
The first Soviet hydrogen bomb
The first Soviet atomic bomb
The most powerful nuclear bomb ever detonated
Why was America unable to commit troops to stopping the spread of communism around the world in the 1960s?
There was an ecomonic depression and they could not afford it
They were already over committed in Vietnam
They were involved in the Korean War
What US government policies were unable to be implemented because of commitments in Vietnam?
The Grand Society
The Great Society
The Grand Social Reform
What did Khrushchev and Mao disagree over in the 1960s?
The adoption of Stalinist policies
Communist policy in Cuba
Communist policy in North Korea
Who agreed a policy of Peaceful Coexistence?
The USA and China
The USA and USSR
The USSR and China
Who developed Ostpolitik in West Germany?
What was the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project?
A joint US and Soviet project to build a neutron bomb
A joint US and Soviet attempt to build a space station
A joint US and Soviet space flight
When was the Outer Space Treaty signed?
In which treaty did both the USA and the USSR agree to recognise contemporary European borders?